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Theatre Production


If you enjoy the energising and stimulating environment of the arts – then studying drama, theatre arts, music, sound or theatre production could be for you.

Studying music at Melbourne Polytechnic creates opportunities for you to define what contemporary music means today. Engage and build your own links to the music industry and within our large performing arts department. We offer courses within the music business that give you insight, knowledge and contacts to realise your full potential.

Melbourne fosters a dynamic theatre and arts scene with major theatre and performing arts companies. Our sound production programs are practical and and designed to get you into relevant work roles. We focus on real work skills such as studio recording, sound reinforcement systems and post production. Our theatre production courses get you involved in theatre lighting and stage management for a rewarding career.

The Performing Arts department includes:

Certificate I in Work Education - Ignition Theatre
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education (Ignition Theatre) will help you find your niche in the theatre and performing arts. Whether your goal is to do further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) - Sound Production
Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic can help you start a career in Sound Production with our Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production stream). It's the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field

Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services (Costume for Performance)
Turn your costume-making talent into a career. Our Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services - Costume for Performance stream prepares you for freelance costume-making work or employment in a costume workroom. Create the look and feel of costumes - articulate your designs into visual expressions on the stage.

Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
If you have a passion for all the aspects of theatre and live production then our Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services is for you. Our course teaches you what you need to know about lighting, stage/event management and visions systems and theatre sound.

Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-Up Services) - Specialist Make-Up Services
Would you like to work on film sets, TV studios and in the theatre? Discover how our Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services stream) can help you exceed your goals. Learn about the transformative powers of prosthetics and makeover your career.

Diploma of Music Industry - Music Production
Start your career in the music industry. Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry, with Music Production application, where you'll learn the specialist skills for sound production. You can then work as a professional composer, DJ, sound designer and sound producer in Melbourne's vibrant music scene.

Diploma of Theatre Arts
A new career – enter stage left. Transform your passion and love for theatre performance into a creative career. Melbourne is a great city for theatre with so many new opportunities and growth. What our course offers you is comprehensive training and professional skills from industry experienced teachers.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

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